Carry the Kettle First Nation holds Elders meeting to discuss sit-in protest – 620 CKRM
Oct 18, 2021
Elders and Council on the Carry the Kettle First Nation met for an Elders meeting on Saturday to address the issues surrounding the sit-in protest held last week at the Band Administration Office.
The Elders are hoping to gain insight into the Land Management Bylaw – which according to Council would govern agricultural lands on reserve — something the Elders say was never ratified by Band Membership.
Lena Runns – who is the oldest Elder on the Carry the Kettle First Nation – says she is concerned about the future of the reserve if land is rented out.
“If they do that, what’s going to happen to our children, our grandchildren, our great-grandchildren? Where are they going to build?” Runns said. “Is there going to be any land for them to build when they get on their own?”
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